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The Kettle Diner

300 Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4840
+1 910-455-7739
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
300 Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4840
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is frequented by a lot of local people, that's a good way to find good food. I visit Jacksonville every couple of years and always looking for good food. Today I tried the Kettle and was very pleased with my meal. I had...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just a typical diner where locals go. The food is consistently good and plentiful. Service is always good. Prices are reasonable. Open to 10:00pm or 11:00pm on weekends. They have excellent home made vegetable soup. I would rate this a 3.5 establishment. There is nothing...More

Thank Terry P
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This is my favorite place for breakfast in Jacksonville, NC. We live here and our family has eaten there for years. Nothing fancy, just really good. Very good breakfast at a reasonable cost. I like "The Southerner" it is chicken fried steak with sawmill gravy,...More

1  Thank Lance L
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

I have had positive experiences here since moving to the area, I have written wonderful reviews but the last 3 times I have been disappointed with the Service and food. Both were lacking care. From a waitress who did nothing but complain about staying late...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I LOVE coming here to eat. The staff is always on their game and the food is absolutely amazing. My favorite is the chocolate cake!

Thank jordanRippeto
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Came at 11:30 on a Sunday. Place was very busy, but the wait was only 15 minutes. Wait staff was very friendly and efficient. Our drinks and food came quickly. Everything was delicious. I really enjoyed the biscuits and gravy. Highly recommended for breakfast anytime!

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy The Kettle! The manager is always so personable and has no problem with checking on the tables himself to make sure everyone is happy. The waitresses are attentive but not overly so but nothing goes unnoticed. If you tea glass is empty...More

Thank Jaleena H
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Best breakfast place in town. I bring my family here when they come to visit. Good prices and a great menu!

Thank c_maydenleo
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We eat there couple times a week for breakfast and at least once a week for lunch and at least once a week for dinner. This shows you we like the place. Food is good, price is low and we know most of the wait...More

Thank 80marileeb
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is not a Great Diner. It's probably not even a Good Diner, measured against the classics of the Northeast and Midwest. But in Jacksonville, NC this is a really good place for comfort food in general, and for breakfast in particular. Start with location....More

Thank Joel I
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When was the restaurant founded?
15 January 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
00:00 - 23:59
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Marine Blvd, Jacksonville, NC 28540-4840
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Jacksonville
  • Phone Number: +1 910-455-7739
The Kettle Diner specializes in providing a casual, friendly environment to enjoy a delicious meal. Breakfast is served all day long. We offer affordable prices and even have daily specials (posted on facebook) to expand our selection. The Kettle Diner has been a local fav for nearly a decade! Open 24/7 for your convenience-perfect for families or grabbing a bite after being out all night long. We would love to make you a part of "our Kettle Family"